C. Kozak (April
7, 1927 - February 21, 2015) of Carlisle died Saturday. He had 87 years. Francis or Frank, also nicknamed "Butch" was a veteran of WWII and the
Korean War, having served six years of active duty. He was honorably discharged three times and earned the Korean Service Medal with three
bronze service stars.
Frank is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Audrey A. Geisbrecht Kozak, and loving children, his son
Terry M. Kozak, and his daughter Rebecca F. Barclay and her husband Dale Barclay and their family. Francis was the son of the late John and Antoinette
Steafinick Kozak of Lilly, Pennsylvania.
Having grown up in a large immigrant family on a
farm in the coal mining regions of Pennsylvania during the depression era, Frank had work in the mines. After learning carpentry
he started what became a successful building business for many years to come. He also had a fire alarm business, plumbing
and electric business, as well as worked for Dickinson College. He spent many wonderful years retired, enjoying time in
Florida, boating and fishing, gardening, hunting, tools, and cars. There is nothing he couldn't fix. Frank was a member of
St. Patrick Catholic Church, Carlisle.
services will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Carlisle. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, is in charge of the arrangements.
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We are so sorry Audrey. Frank looks so nice in this picture. We will be calling you. Love Bill and Betty
Bill and Betty Kozak
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